Aeshna mixta

walwyn Sat, 04/11/2009 - 21:31
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Migrant Hawker (f) Migrant Hawker (m)


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Aeshnidae
Genus: Aeshna
Species: A. Mixta
Common name: Migrant Hawker
Flight Period: July - October


A medium sized hawker flying from  late summer to early autumn. Prefers still or slow moving water, such as gravel pits, and reservoirs.